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'''Xiph.Org Foundation''' is a non-profit organization that produces free software|free multimedia formats and software tools. It focuses on the Ogg family of formats, and the most successful one has been Vorbis, an open and freely licensed audio format and codec designed to compete with the patented Windows Media Audio|WMA, MP3 and Advanced audio coding|AAC. As of 2013, the current development work is focusing on Daala, an open and patent-free video format and codec designed to compete with the patented High Efficiency Video Coding and VP9. In addition to its in-house development work, the Foundation has also brought several already-existing but complementary free software projects under its aegis, most of which have a separate, active group of developers. These include Speex, an audio codec designed for speech, and Free Lossless Audio Codec|FLAC, a lossless audio codec. The...
Type501(c)(3)
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Founded date{{Start date and age|1994}}
LocationSomerville, Massachusetts, United States
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Origins| key_people = Chris Montgomery|Christopher Montgomery, Jack Moffitt, Ralph Giles (Theora), Jean-Marc Valin (Speex, CELT, Opus (audio format)|Opus),Xiph.Org [http://people.xiph.org/~jm/ people.xiph.org - personal webspace of the xiphs - Jean-Marc Valin], Retrieved 2009-09-11 Josh Coalson (FLAC), Michael Smith, Timothy B. Terriberry{{cite web |last= |first= |author=Timothy B. Terriberry |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=people.xiph.org - Timothy B. Terriberry, Ph.D. |work= |publisher=Xiph.Org |year=2009 |url=http://people.xiph.org/~tterribe/index.html |doi= |accessdate=2009-09-11 }}{{cite web |last= |first= |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Summer of Code Mentoring |work= |publisher=Xiph.Org |year=2009 |url=http://wiki.xiph.org/Summer_of_Code_Mentoring#What_criteria_did_you_use_to_select_these_individuals_as_mentors.3F_Please_be_as_specific_as_possible. |doi= |accessdate=2009-09-11 }}{{cite web |last= |first= |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Minutes of the Xiph.org Monthly Meeting for May 2003 |work= |publisher= |date=2003-05-10 |url=http://www.xiph.org/minutes/2003/may/ |doi= |accessdate=2009-09-11 }}{{cite web |last= |first= |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Minutes of the Xiph.org Monthly Meeting for September 2003 |work= |publisher=Xiph.Org |date=2003-09-16 |url=http://www.xiph.org/minutes/2003/september/ |doi= |accessdate=2009-09-11 }}
Area servedWorldwide
ProductsFree software|Free multimedia formats, libraries, and streaming software
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digital, signal processing, pcm, audio, sampling, dither, quantization
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